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I Believe In Serendipity

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    Accidental Call...

    I was called at 1:57 tonight. I called the person back and asked why they called me, he said wrong number. Said bye, hung up the phone. Then he texted me..Saying he's so sorry. How did I end up in a conversation with a person I don't know at 2 in the morning? Now it's almost 3...
    Scorpio2468 Scorpio2468 18-21, F 2 Responses May 31, 2012

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    2 days ago I thought sod it ill join a dating

    site - I randomly picked one off a google search and joined . Day one bought a heap of sex wanters and people living 100 miles away , day 2 bought 267 messages - I bulk deleted a load and kept 10 .. Then slowly whittled them down to 2 , one named jock - he's a builder from...
    Mindblowing38 Mindblowing38 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    "sweet Serendipity" Beautiful Story

    I'm amazed at this song by this guy who won the American Idol competition. His song is all about his story and he really is the anti-american idol - so he went from sleeping on couches to winning the biggest competition in the world. It sounds like a first hand real time example...
    NicolaDowling NicolaDowling 22-25, F Nov 3, 2010

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    Serendipity And Some Examples Of How It Has Affected My Life

    A lot of what I know comes form serendipity and I often get the feeling that things are being set up a certain way. Everything just falls into place and works out just perfectly. My idea of the world is normal in some ways but unusual in others. I've accidently found things that...
    chrysalid chrysalid 18-21, F Oct 10, 2011

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    Serendipity

    What is serendipity? It means...... a "happy accident" or "pleasant surprise"; specifically, the accident of finding something good or useful while not specifically looking for it! One of my favourite movies is called 'Serendipity' about 2 people meeting by chance, spending a...
    gem1969 gem1969 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    RedDust RedDust 41-45, F Dec 4, 2012

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    It Can Happen

    The effect by which someone accidentally finds something other then what they were looking for.That other thing, person, turns out to be of much more importance...entirely different too. My friend went to buy a new car and found a husband! The car salesman.  
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2008

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    Tricks

    "Some people  Never find the right kind of love  you know, the kind that steals  your breath away.  Like diving into a snowmelt.  The kind that jolts your heart,  sets it beating apace.  An anxious hiccuping of hummingbirds wings.  The kind that makes every terrible...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 11, 2011

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    Sometimes there's just

    that feeling that pushes you to take a certain action and you should act upon that feeling for you'll never know what it'll bring into your life!
    akh276 akh276 18-21, F Sep 25

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    I Had To Re-schedule...

    ...a health check appointment for the 3rd time recently. After the last time I had to get a refill of high bp meds as I didn't have enough to get me through. So, I couldn't get an appointment until September. I just counted the amount of pills I need and then the pills I have...
    soulshadow soulshadow 36-40, F Jul 27, 2012

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    Because What Goes Around...

    I do believe in getting what you can out of what comes your way. Yeah I'm an opportunist. I don't think that 'everything happens for a reason' But I do think you can find 'reasons for everything'. Do you catch my drift? Cm
    chairmanmeow chairmanmeow 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2009

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    Something Just Happened

    I've had the house all closed up today. (It's cozy atleast)... And I answered a questioned on the Q&A thingy here about what song I could play over&over: I mentioned 2 songs. The second song was "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" by Isreal Kamakawiwo'ole which prompted me to search it...
    DelaneyB DelaneyB 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    Serendipitous Prophecy Or Prophetic Serendipity?

    Wednesday, March 27, 11:18 am. I had just boarded the subway to go to a food bank food and fund raiser.  I walked over to the seat I chose and picked up the piece of paper that was on it.  The paper was a clean, white sheet, neatly folded in eighths.  Something was written...
    roughNready roughNready 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    Serendipity.....

    I've seen a few boats with this name. And a few clubs. Why doesn't this group have more members? Perhaps because many do not even know the definition of "serendipity". I'm fortunate enough to say that serendipity has played a pleasant role in my life at times over the years. One...
    Likkmee Likkmee 46-50, F May 4, 2012

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    Universal

    There can be no doubt that serendipity exists and that is very important. The discovery of something you were not looking for is as normal as it is extraordinary. I have an eclectic mind and my phantasy makes me wander from one subject,or one field to another. Reading about...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    Serendipity And Irony

    Have you ever read or heard something that you discounted at the time, but then years later you find it was a profound truth? I don't recall where I read it or who said it or even the exact wording, but the general idea behind what I read was the following "When you need a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 10, 2012

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    Learned To Be Still,...

    ..., and listen. If I do, I get the paths that I need to travel-if I do not and in my Human arrogance force the choice, I pay the price. I learned this in my much younger years, the ability to be still and just "listen",..., not hear. Turned to Christian Druid in my older teens...
    bepuzzled bepuzzled 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 28, 2012

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    I do believe that long distance relationships work... BUT I also think that quite a few people may not be able to handle them. My boyfriend lives about 4000 miles away from me. I...
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    I don't believe divorcing is ok. (Unless you're being abused or something) People give up on each other and give up on love too easily now-a-days.....
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I definitely believe in ghosts and the paranormal. I'm fairly certain that I've lived in at least 3 houses were haunted. When I was a little girl there was a boy that would follow...
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    I want to speak, from my heart, about the very complicated topic of abortion. I realize that most people will read this with their beliefs and not truly hear what the Spirit would...
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    I believe i'm experiencing "tough love" at the moment. For a few years now I have been suffering with the occasional panic attack, and extreme drop in mood levels. There is...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 5

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    Title~ Seeing Is Believing... So I decided to title it since I love titling things you know especially when they're stories.. o.O Because stories unlike confessions actually kinda...
    SpoiledKingPotatoePop SpoiledKingPotatoePop 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm so lost in this thing we call religion. So I believe there is a God but I don't believe in the bible, I believe it's man made. I don't go to church, I rarely pray, I don't...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 7 Responses Sep 25

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    "Drama Queen (That Girl)" There was a girl I knew who always wanted to be the one to stand out from the crowd Always believed that she was gonna live her dreams That what went...
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F Sep 25

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    I do not believe in god for my own reasons, and it is not to offend others who do. What I have seen over the last while, people who do not believe in God are discriminated...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Jesus & Shakespeare are libraries of ideas not historic individual people? In the past individuals did not exist in the same way as today. Social groups created work and then used...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M Oct 4

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    I don't believe in superstitious legends. I don't believe in any other superstition. I don't believe in all things that are part of peoples small-time gossip. More to the point, I...
    SamHarris SamHarris 22-25, M Oct 7

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    The bible, like everything else on this planet aside from itself and many animals, was constructed by man. Like many other books, it was written by a man who wished to share his...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I used to not believe in God, I used to think we are like robots/machines, once we die it's over. But about 8 years ago I had my brain operation and shortly after that I become...
    hyrok40 hyrok40 36-40, M 5 Responses Oct 8

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    I cant believe how stupid i am and unlucky i been. I cant believe that i believe . How the heck did i convince myself to lose myself with another. To give myself and to let...
    swoonbaby swoonbaby 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I believe in love I believe in you I believe in everything The two of us can do I believe in miracles I've seen them all come true So won't you take a chance with me 'Cause I...
    Jamalistar Jamalistar 18-21, M Oct 13

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    Part 1 God bless everyone. Have you talked to god? Tell him all your worries and don't be afraid. He wants to help so call him. He loves you. I want to share with you guys...
    MarGuz5334 MarGuz5334 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    Last night I heard and saw a choir singing in my dreams. Lately I have been having these experiences where it doesn't feel like I am dreaming anymore. It feels as if I have...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    He has helped me through it all, when no one willing to be there for a hand to pick me back up. He saved me because he knows the difference I can make, so through his power and...
    masmelo masmelo 16-17, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    Can you answer who are you?Forget your this Identity..totally submurge your ego with a question mark (?) and go to flash back..can you see something else?No, i am going to discuss...
    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    During a recent study of angels, I found some interesting descriptions of different angels. What clicked in my mind is how some of these descriptions somewhat line up to...
    vaylorie vaylorie 46-50, F 10 Responses Oct 3

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    This experience category is my new favorite. It reminds me of when I believed in magic. I had forgotten that I once knew everything was possible. To be that child again, I'd...
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